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GiveMePower and Advantech partner to deliver mobile CAD On industrial strength 10.4 inch wireless web tablet

July 24,2002 GiveMePower and Advantech Automation Corporation, has announced an agreement to jointly distribute GiveMePower’s PowerCAD CE mobile CAD solutions on Advantech’s new 10.4” MobiPanel Windows CE 3.0 wireless web tablet.

Aimed at millions of mobile workers involved in architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, facilities management and location-based services, the systems being offered deliver full-featured computer-aided design and paperless blueprint processing on a 10.4” high-resolution, ruggedized tablet, with optional 802.11b wireless syncing to leading desktop CAD programs such as AutoCAD, MicroStation and GiveMePower’s own PowerCAD Pro and PowerCAD LT+ desktop systems.

Three different PowerCAD CE versions feature up to 300 two and three-dimensional CAD functions, redlining and freehand sketching, round-trip support for industry standard AutoCAD file formats, Lisp and C/C++ programming and exclusive VoiceNOTE audio note keeping and collaboration technology eliminating the need for time consuming text markup. Able to operate up to 6 hours on a single charge, the MobiPanel features an Intel StrongArm 206Mhz CPU with 128 MB SDRAM and 32 MB flash ROM, Windows CE 3.0, 10.4” high-brightness 800 x 600 TFT LCD screen, 802.11b wireless LAN with 10/100T base Ethernet through PCMCIA card, magnesium housing and internal shock absorbing able to withstand a 3 foot drop and -10 to 50C spill and dust-resistant operation.